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Admission Requirements

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Note: The GRE is NOT required for admission.

Additional Program Application Requirements


Credit Requirements

This program consists of 18 credit hours. That means you only have to complete six courses to be eligible to qualify for the TExES School Counselor exam.

The ASU College of Education is accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

Application Deadlines

  • Spring A: Jan 1
  • Spring B: Mar 1
  • Summer: May 23
  • Fall A: Aug 1
  • Fall B – Applications will open on Sept. 4
  • Fall B: Oct 1
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Dr. Christine Purkiss gave me a chance to work for this amazing university, which made me realize I wanted to continue my career here. The best moment I’ve ever had was calling a student to tell them they had been admitted, and they were so excited, they cried.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Danielle Plecenik</strong>, Class of 2018, ASU Admissions Counselor</p> </blockquote>
  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Dr. Lesley Casarez is continuously reaching out to share services available to not only help us teach our students, but to also help maintain our own mental health. I am proud to be a part of the ASU Ram Family!”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Brooke Garrett</strong>, Class of 2017, Special Education Teacher</p> </blockquote>
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Texas School Counselor Certification
(Non-degree Program) (3 semester credit hours each)

  • EDG 6320 Individual Counseling
  • EDG 6321 Group Counseling
  • EDG 6324 Career and Occupational Counseling
  • EDG 6325 Practicum in School Counseling or EDG 5361 Internship in School Counseling
  • EDG 6331 Role of the School Counselor
  • EDSC 6301 Comprehensive School Counseling Programs

Total semester credit hours: 18

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